Wildcat Exploration Announces New Appointments to Technical Advisory Panel

    WINNIPEG, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Wildcat Exploration Ltd. (TSXV-WEL) is pleased
to announce the appointment of R. Barry Cook, M.Sc., P.Geo. and Bruce W.
Mackie, M.Sc., P.Geo. to its recently announced Technical Advisory Panel.
    Mr. Cook received his B.Sc. (Eng) and M.Sc. (Eng) degrees from Queen's
University and he is a registered professional engineer and/or a registered
professional geologist in various provinces and territories of Canada.
    He is an Associate Consulting Geologist with Scott Wilson Roscoe Postle
Associates, prior to which he had a long and successful career with Cominco
Ltd., working on in a wide variety of geological models and terrains in Canada
and overseas. In his consulting career Mr. Cook has consulted to Canadian and
international clients, including Noranda, Teck Cominco, Phelps Dodge and Rio
    Mr. Mackie is a professional geologist, and received his B.Sc.degree in
geology and chemistry from Carleton University and his M.Sc. in geology from
the University of Manitoba.
    He has more than 30 years of mining industry experience in Canada and
internationally. He has a proven exploration record, having managed several
successful projects in gold and base metals in senior positions with Noranda,
Hemlo Gold and North American Palladium.
    "Wildcat is a presently a small company, but with Barry and Bruce joining
Mark Fedikow and Paul Spry on our Technical Advisory Panel, we are positioning
ourselves to do exciting work. All four Panel members are eminent
explorationists and their guidance to our talented in-house geological team
will be invaluable," commented John Knowles, President and CEO. "We are very
pleased to have attracted experts of their stature to Wildcat."

    About Wildcat Exploration Ltd.

    Wildcat Exploration Ltd. is a Winnipeg-based company exploring for gold
and base metals in Canada. Its portfolio includes: (1) the Foster River zinc
project in Saskatchewan, (2) three gold properties and one gold and platinum
group element (PGE) property in the Rice Lake greenstone belt in Manitoba, and
(3) two PGE properties in the Snow Lake area of Manitoba. As the Company
builds its property portfolio, Wildcat welcomes proposals from owners of
advanced Canadian exploration properties.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

    For further information on the Company please visit our website at
www.wildcat.ca or contact us at info@wildcat.ca. The Company's public filings,
including its most recent audited consolidated financial statements, can be
reviewed on the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com).

    This news release may contain "forward-looking information", within the
meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally,
forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking
terminology such as "believes", "plans", "seeks", "expects", "budget" or
variations of such words or statements that certain actions, events or results
may, could, will, will be, would be or are expected to be. Forward-looking
information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or
achievements of Wildcat to be materially different from those expressed or
implied by such forward-looking information, including risks associated with
the mineral exploration and mining industry such as economic factors,
government regulation and approvals, environmental risks, success of
exploration activities, future commodity prices, capital expenditures,
requirements for additional capital, changes in project parameters as plans
continue to be refined, conclusions of economic evaluations, the Company's
history of operating losses and uncertainty of future profitability. Important
factors that pertain to the risks and uncertainties associated with the
Company's business are discussed more fully in the Company's disclosure
documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulators and
available on www.sedar.com. Although Wildcat has attempted to identify
important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors
that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can
be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual
results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in
such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking information. Wildcat does not undertake to update any
forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities
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For further information:

For further information: Wildcat Exploration Ltd., Wayne Stebbe, Vice
President, Investor Relations, info@wildcat.ca, Suite 203, 1780 Wellington
Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1B3, Phone: (204) 944-8916, Fax: (204)

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